Trailers Data

ACT Research creates several data reports related to the trailer market both globally and in North America specifically.

State Of The Industry: U.S. Trailers

A monthly report to review the current U.S. Trailer Market Statistics and U.S. Trailer Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEMs) Build Plans.

U.S. New Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast

This quarterly report reviews the current market and forecast highlights, a 5-year annual projection, as well as short and long term factory shipment forecasts.

Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest

A monthly report that analyzes the commercial vehicle heavy-duty production and retail sales. The Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest provides information and insights into For-Hire, Trucking Sector Trends, Publically Traded Truckload Carriers, Intermodal trends, and more relevant information related to dealers.

Transportation Digest

A monthly digest to review the transportation trends, equipment markets, and the Economy as a whole. This report includes information relative to For-Hire, Trucking, Intermodal, and various truck class trends.

The types of businesses that should be interested in the Commercial Vehicles State of the Industry U.S. Trailers report are manufacturers in the trailer production supply chain and any company following the investment value of trailers and trailer OEM suppliers.

With this report, you will receive:

  • Monthly market indicators for all major trailer types: dry vans, reefers, platform, heavy lowbed, dump, liquid tank, bulk tank, all other/specialty, plus dollies, chassis, and containers.
  • Market indicators include industry backlog, build, inventory, new orders, cancellations, net orders, and factory shipments.
  • Rolling six-month industry build plan.
  • Password protected website contains a current report, historical monthly market indicators back to 1996 in Excel spreadsheet, and a graph package in PowerPoint.

Other businesses are using this report to better understand the monthly state of the trailer market, especially as it relates to changes in near-term performance. Other users, including OEMs, suppliers, investors, lenders, lease/rental companies and fleets, rely on this report for insights into market direction and change, in particular volumes and values, as well as the unique enlightenment it provides into how trailers are used in the real world.

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The types of businesses that should be interested in the ACT U.S. New Trailer Components and Raw Materials Forecast are those businesses in the trailer manufacturing supply chain, trailer manufacturing or selling. If your business is manufacturing and selling the following to the trailer industry for final trailer manufacturing, this report is a great fit for you: axles, leaf springs, suspensions, brake components, brake chambers, slack adjusters, ABS components, brake valves, wheels, hubcaps, bearings, hub and drums, cross members, landing gear, kingpins, tires, and air tanks.

With this report, you will receive quarterly forecasts for the current and following year, as well as annual forecasts for the current and next 5 years. This report breaks the trailer industry down by components and raw materials, into structural components and undercarriage components. A high-level, executive overview is included as well.

Other businesses are using this report to inform them of the current trailer market and forecasts, inform purchasing, scheduling, and inventory decisions as well as components and raw material-specific data.

If your business is interested in taking the U.S. New Trailer Components and Raw Materials Forecast, we also recommend:

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.

The types of businesses that should be interested in the Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest are those businesses that need a quick, high-level overview document for their busy commercial vehicle industry executives of commercial vehicle dealers (truck, tractor, trailer).

With this report, you will receive monthly highlights on the commercial trucking sector trends, including those for publicly-traded truckload carriers, rail/intermodal, new Classes 5-8 trucks/tractors, used trucks, new trailers. It also includes quick-read graphs and explanatory captions covering the use of truck markets, transportation metrics, economics and energy prices. Additionally, this digest includes a forecast summary and forecast tables for the US and Canadian Classes 5-8 markets retail sales, as well as US trailer production forecast tables.

Other businesses are using this report to inform them of the state of the heavy-duty market for sales, budgeting, and other short-term forecasts.

If your business is interested in taking the Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, we also recommend:

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.

The types of businesses that should be interested in the Transportation Digest are those businesses that need a quick, high-level overview document for their busy commercial vehicle industry executives in public and private fleets, including owner-operators who want an easy, quick read to assess the U.S. commercial vehicle market all in one place.

With this report, you will receive quarterly forecasts for the current and following year, as well as annual forecasts for the current and next 5 years. This report breaks the trailer industry down by components and raw materials, into structural components and undercarriage components. A high-level, executive overview is included as well.

Other businesses are using the digest as an executive-level report to collect a snapshot of the For-Hire, Trucking, Intermodal, and various truck class trends to make better-informed decisions for the future of their business.

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.